In February, the city will ban advertising for food and drinks high in salt, sugar and fat in all of London's public transportation network. It is part of a plan to curtail rising childhood obesity.
Historically, prevalence of obesity in Mexico was associated with higher socioeconomic status. A new study shows that's changing, and impacting teen girls.
The U.K. and Canada released reports last month detailing efforts to reduce sugar consumption in their respective countries, with two different approaches.
When Cheryl Johnson visits school cafeterias, she sees kids eating more fruits and vegetables, but the amount of food thrown away has not increased.
A teacher’s union in Los Angeles has added to the list of educators who want to stop school fundraisers at McDonalds.
According to a couple new reports, obesity rates in every state in America top 20 percent, while one-third of U.S. children are consuming fast food daily.
A new study found school children are more likely to choose healthy school lunch options if given more time to consume them.
A new study indicates that some people show signs of addiction when consuming processed foods with high fat and refined carbs.
A new report found that obesity rates in most states have leveled off, with some states even showing a decrease among young children from low-income families.
From droughts to hurricanes, 2012 has been rocky one for farmers and foodies alike. Here's our annual roundup of the year's major food news stories.
For the first time in thirty years, studies are showing declines in childhood obesity rates.
In today's show, we speak with a number of farmers and producers to find out what sustainability means to them. Then, two recipes using broccoli and snow peas.
Researcher Terry Spradlin discusses implications of childhood obesity trends and gives suggestions to parents and educators for how to encourage healthy living.
To combat childhood obesity, San Fransisco banned toys included with high-fat children's meals. McDonald's decided to sell them for 10 cents each instead.
If they follow the FTC's guidelines, food companies will have to make healthier food if they want to continue advertising to children.
Some parents are angered by one Chicago school's attempt to promote healthful eating.
As schools increase their attack on childhood obesity, one school shows how a group of parents are working to ensure their kids have access to healthy food.
A new documentary claims our brains are predisposed to be addicted to sweet and salty foods. Naturally, food companies use this info to sell us more junk.
Soda has been targeted by public health advocates as a leading contributor to the obesity epidemic. See the ways the industry is trying to change its image.
As Let's Move! celebrates its first year, we look at its past progress and its goals for the future.